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12 Fun Facts about Pac-Man on the 35th Birthday of the Game

(Saved t-shirt on sale at the NeatoShop)<p>The classic video game Pac-Man premiered in Japan 35 years ago today. To mark the occasion, Uproxx rounded up …

Giving Up the Phone for a Week

(YouTube link)<p>It’s strange how one’s relationship with their phone varies according to age. These Millennials gave up their phones for a week to make …

Fascinating Body Paint Allows You To See An Unborn Baby

Ever wonder exactly how a baby fits inside a pregnant woman's body? This cool body painting project helps you visualize exactly how it works.<p>Created …

Pregnancy

How to Be Someone People Love to Talk To

When do we really learn good conversation skills? Well, we don’t. We’re just kind of expected to pick them up…<p>And we wonder why people aren’t better …

What the River Knows: Chao Phraya River

Changing Planet<p><i>In this series, “What the River Knows,” artist and water activist Basia Irland writes from the perspective of each river, using the first person. Installments are published in Water Currents every other week on Mondays. The first post is about the Ping River in Chiang Mai, Thailand.</i> …

Swimming Pools

Do common drugs really cause dementia?

Media reports of a recent study suggesting a wide variety of common drugs can increase the chances of getting dementia are more sensationalism than science<p>If you looked at the news at all yesterday, you will likely have heard about a new study that claims an alarming range of common drugs - …

Mental Health

High Heels Have A Strange Effect On Men, And Here's Proof

Listen up, ladies.<p>Flats may be all the rage these days, but a provocative new study from France suggests that high heels do a better job of helping women get what they want from men.<p>“Women’s shoe heel size exerts a powerful effect on men’s behavior,” Dr. Nicolas Guéguen, a psychologist at the …

Town Reportedly Nixes Winnie the Pooh Mascot Over 'Dubious Sexuality'

BREAKING: Winnie the Pooh is a hermaphrodite, exposes himself in public, and has no business being around children.<p>Officials in the Polish town of Tuszyn (around 87 miles southwest of Warsaw) were deciding on a mascot for its town playground, when the classic children's character was suggested as a …

Los Angeles

Body image drags English girls down world happiness league

British children less satisfied with life than counterparts in developing countries, according to the global 'well-being' chart published by the Children’s Society<p>Children in England are among the least happy in the world, according to a major international study showing that one in five …

War-years military suicide rate higher than believed

Rates of suicide in the military were slightly worse during the war years than what the Pentagon previously reported, according to new calculations released by Defense Department officials Friday.<p>The new arithmetic shows that from 2006 forward — during the fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan — the …

Generation jitters: are we addicted to caffeine?

Propped up on my desk before me, there is a vacuum-sealed bag of white powder. Chemists would recognise this substance as a methylated xanthine, composed of tiny crystalline structures. It is a drug, and I have been under its influence nearly every day for the past 25 years. It is caffeine, and in …

Genetics May Explain Why Autism Is More Common in Boys - D-brief

By Carl Engelking | February 27, 2014 3:18 pm<p>When it comes to developmental disorders of the brain, men and women are not created equal.<p>Decades of …

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Authorities investigating deadly office explosion make arrest<p>12-year police veteran in critical condition after neck stabbing<p>National Guard forced to …

New Jersey